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industrial wall lights by Cambridge recorder with etched glass
Reference 12_1334

The Cambridge Recorder

Origin: UK

Beautifully restored 'Cambridge Recorder.' Originally utilised as a seven day temperature gauge within extreme environments and reinvented as a wall mounted light. With Aluminium bezel retaining a etched glass diffusion screen with brushed and lacquered rear steel enclosure.

 

front view of wall mounted Cambridge recorder lights
detail of casting of makers mark on Cambridge recorder
UK

Origin: UK

Lighting design in the UK benefitted from a free market. Different companies were working at the same time, designing and producing similar products for the same market. Often with only slight differences in their style, they constantly upgraded and improved their original designs. The products we salvage come from the old industrial heartland of England. This area of the UK was once the boiler room of the British economy - from the potteries of Stoke, through the engineering works of Birmingham, to the wool, textile and cotton mills of Oldham and Manchester.

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Restoration

In the mid 20th century, lights were designed with care and made to last. The work we do at Skinflint is based on respecting and preserving the heritage of each piece. We have three guiding principles: To salvage the best lighting from the 1920s to the 1970s; To restore every piece sensitively - without compromising its character; To restore each fixture to the highest modern standards. Every light we reclaim has two tales to tell - its original use, and how it came to be salvaged. We’ll let you know its history but the next chapter is up to you.

Product details

Supplied with new porcelain screw (E27) lamp holders.

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350 mm
110 mm
6.8 kg
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Gun Metal Grey

IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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